At the Carpenters Arms last night, Ashden's Senior Advisor Anne Wheldon spoke about cookstoves as the secret weapon against poverty and climate change. Her talk gave the background to Ashden's recent report Stoking up a cookstove revolution and prompted so many questions about cookstoves that it might have been a pub quiz. (If only we knew all the answers.)
For more on stoves: Stoking up a cookstove revolution (Ashden Awards)
See also: Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and Hillary Clinton calls clean cookstoves a "cross-cutting issue"
And for some Ashden award-winning stove projects, go to: TWP/AHDESA, GERES Cambodia and Aprovecho/SSM.